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PEPPERMINT ESSENTIAL OIL

(Mentha Piperita)


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    PEPPERMINT DESCRIPTION

    Peppermint is also known as Mentha Piperita, Mint, Menthol, Balm Mint, White Peppermint, American Peppermint, Northern Mint, Lamb Mint, Brandy Mint, and Black Peppermint.

    PEPPERMINT HISTORY

    The world's most familiar "mint scent" is the aroma of peppermint. In Greek mythology, Menthe was turned into a plant (peppermint) when Proserpine, in a jealous rage, found out that Pluto was in love with her. Even earlier, Assyrians used it as an offering to their fire god.

    The French called Mint "the plant of happiness," and the Roman scholar Pliny said the mere smell of Mint could invigorate the soul. Pliny tells us that the Greeks and Romans crowned themselves with Peppermint at their feasts and adorned their tables with its sprays, and that their cooks flavored both their sauces and their wines with its essence. The ancient Greeks used this fragrant herb in their temple rite and as a symbol of hospitality. Two species were used by the ancient Greek physicians, but some writers doubt whether either was the modern Peppermint, though there is evidence that M. piperita was cultivated by the Egyptians. It is mentioned in the Icelandic Pharmacopoeias of the thirteenth century, but only came into general use in the medicine of Western Europe about the middle of the eighteenth century, and then was first used in England. In the 1600s, Peppermint was deliberately bred in England, and became the tasty plant known so well today, but only became important medicinally around the 18th century.

    The United States is now the most important producers of Peppermint oil rather under half of the world's total output of the oil. The oil is produced mostly in Michigan, where its cultivation was introduced in 1855, Indiana, the western districts of New York State, and to a smaller extent in Ohio. The whole of the Peppermint cultivation is confined to the north-east portion of the United States, and the extreme south of Canada, where some is grown in the province of Ontario. The first small distillery was erected in Wayne County, New York State, in the early part of last century, and at the present day the industry has increased to such an extent, that there are portions of Michigan where thousands of acres are planted with nothing else but Peppermint.

    Peppermint contains an essential oil that is unique to other mints for its quality and flavor, and artificial mint compounds do not effectively duplicate its aroma or medicinal effects. Peppermint is one of the most popular herbs in teas, candies, and chewing gums. Cultivation and oil production started in the US in the 1790's, and was a major export business by the mid 1800's. The U.S. is still the world's leading producer of peppermint oil, making an average of 4,117 tons annually. Although the traditional use is a tea to improve digestion, most clinical trials have studied the oil in enteric-coated capsules used internally to treat irritable bowel syndrome and externally to treat tension headache. Some companies in Japan are said to pipe peppermint oil into their AC system to invigorate their workers, and thereby increase productivity.

    There are many species of Mint; however, the Peppermint and Japanese Mints are the most economically important. Both of them contain Menthol, which is the primary medicinal benefit of this plant. Authentic peppermint is a cross of several different varieties of mint. First identified in England in 1696, this aromatic plant is particularly valuable for digestive problems, as it soothes the muscles and lining of the colon. Menthol promotes digestion by stimulating the flow of bile to the stomach, and it also calms the muscles of the digestive system to help relieve stomach upsets. It can also relieve headaches and colds. Spearmint does not contain Menthol and is used mainly for flavoring.

    Genuine peppermint is a member of the labiate family and grows to 1 to 3 feet in height. Its crinkled-looking dark green leaves are strongly aromatic and have extremely refreshing taste. Only the leaves of the peppermint plant are used medicinally. They are often used in pharmaceutical products. The leaves are harvested just before the plant flowers. Leaves are used fresh or dried. Essential oil is steam distilled from the leaves. Typical preparations include tea as the most common and best employed use of this ingredient. The oil is used as flavoring in toothpaste, dental creams, mouthwash, cough candies, chewing gum, and baked goods.

    PEPPERMINT CONSTITUENTS

    Peppermint contains an abundance of essential oil (up to 2.5 percent in the dried leaf), as well as tannins, flavonoids and bitter constituents. The most important part of the peppermint oil is menthol (ca. 50 percent), which has antispasmodic and slightly anesthetic qualities. Therefore, it can help relieve intestinal gas. The oil also contains menthone (10 to 30 percent), menthyl esters (up to 10 percent) and several monoterpene derivatives (pulegone, piperitone, menthofurane). Traces of jasmone (0.1 percent) give the oil its characteristically minty" scent. The aromatic chemicals in the mint are concentrated when the plant is grown in areas with long, warm, bright summer days.

    PEPPERMINT ESSENTIAL OIL

    Peppermint essential oil is distilled from the leaves of the Peppermint plant. It has become one of the most popular oils in aromatherapy. The plant has been popular for its pungent flavor and its curative powers since the 17th century, when it may have been brought from the Orient by way of North Africa. In all its uses, Peppermint oil is refreshing to the mind, body and spirit. The distinctive scent of Peppermint essential oil can improve a person's concentration and focus. The way this works is that the scent actually triggers the hippocampus, a part of the brain linked to memory. The oil relieves not only mental fatigue but also nausea and dizziness. As a healing oil, Peppermint is both antiseptic and anesthetic because of its high proportion of menthol. Thus, the essential oil, when inhaled, is extremely effective for fighting respiratory infections, from colds to bronchitis and sinusitis. When diluted and applied to the skin, the oil soothes and cools. This oil is particularly useful with older children.



    PEPPERMINT ESSENTIAL OIL PROFILE

    Botanical Name: Mentha piperita
    Common Method Of Extraction: Steam distilled
    Parts Used: Flowering plant
    Note Classification: Middle
    Aroma: Fresh, very minty, hot, herbaceous, with a vegetative back note
    Largest Producing Countries: USA, Africa, and Egypt

    Traditional Use: Flavoring agent in pharmaceuticals, and ingredient in cough, cold and digestive remedies. Is also used as a flavoring agent in many foods, especially chewing gum and confectionery, alcoholic and soft drinks; also tobacco. Fragrance components in soaps, toothpaste, detergents, cosmetics, and perfumes.

    Properties: Analgesic, anesthetic (mild), antibiotic, antidepressant, anti-infectious, anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, antiparasitic, antiphlogistic, antipruritic, antiseptic, antispasmodic, astringent, carminative, cephalic, cholagogue, cordial, decongestant for the prostate (mild), depurative, digestive, emmenagogue, expectorant, febrifuge, hepatic, sedative, stimulant (particularly to the heart, brain, and pancreas), stomachic, sudorific, tonic (nerve), vasoconstrictor, vermifuge, and viricide.

    Benefits: Acne, asthma, belching, bronchitis, cholera, clears the sinuses, colds, cough, cramps, dermatitis, diarrhea, dysmenorrhea, dyspepsia, eczema, fainting, fevers, flatulence, flu, gaseous indigestion and irritated colon, gastralgia, halitosis, headaches, hysteria, insect bites, insufficient liver or pancreas juices, kidney stones and gallstones, mental fatigue, migraine, motion sickness, mouth or gum infections, muscular pain, nausea, nerve pain, nervous disorders, neuralgia, palpitations, paralysis, poor circulation, pruritis, purulent (itching, stinking), respiratory disorders, ringworm, scabies, sciatica, shock, sinusitis, toothache, travel sickness, tuberculosis, vertigo, and vomiting.

    Blends Well With: Basil, Benzoin, Black Pepper, Cypress, Eucalyptus (all), Geranium, Grapefruit, Juniper, Lavender, Lemon, Marjoram, Niaouli, Pine Needle, Ravensara, Rosemary, Tea Tree, and other mints (such as Spearmint) essential oils.

    Of Interest: Known as one of the seven polyvalents (effective against many toxins), which are applicable to many ailments. According to Greek mythology the genus Mentha takes its name from the nymph Minthe who was seduced by Pluto and turned into a plant by his jealous wife, who trod Minthe into the ground. Pluto, however, turned her into an herb, knowing people would then appreciate Minthe for years to come. Traditionally classified as a Visionary Herb, mint was thought not only to uplift the Spirit, but also to bring dreams of prophecy. Mint was dedicated to the Ancient Greeks to Zeus, the king of the gods.

    Safety Data: Non-toxic, non-irritant (except in concentration), possible sensitization due to menthol content. Not recommended for use while pregnant. avoid in epilepsy and while pregnant. May cause skin irritation. Avoid use with homeopathics.

    The above product information description was obtained from Mountain Rose Herbs Essential Oils regarding their products. For other manufacturers, merchants and vendors, consult individual product label description.


    Some of the information and the above history about peppermint was obtained from Botanical.com: A Modern Herbal - Peppermint.



    PEPPERMINT USES, HEALTH BENEFITS, & SCIENTIFIC EVIDENCE

    FOLK MEDICINE & HOME REMEDIES

    Folk medicine has valued peppermint for a variety of medicinal properties. As a home remedy, Mint is used for indigestion, flatulence, and colic. Chewing fresh Mint leaves will get rid of stale breath. Mint tea works well in treating colds, sore throat, minor mouth or throat irritations, headaches and migraines, diarrhea, heartburn, nausea, and stomachache. Peppermint leaves have both sedative and the menthol has antispasmodic qualities that may help relieve menstrual cramps.

    When taken internally, peppermint may ease the pain of acute and chronic inflammations of the intestinal walls and relieve diarrhea, flatulence and nausea. Mint is used for indigestion and colic. Peppermint can also promote the function of the digestive system. Take it right after a heavy meal to stimulate the production and flow of bile, which eases digestion.

    Mint tea works well in treating colds, sore throat, minor mouth or throat irritations, headaches and migraines, diarrhea, heartburn, nausea, and stomachache.

    Peppermint oil has been recognized by Germany’s Commission E as effective in treating colicky pain in the digestive tract, specifically irritable bowel syndrome, and in relieving mucus congestion of the lungs and sinuses caused by colds and flu. Some evidence suggests it might be helpful for gallstones and in treating candida infections, but results are not complete at this time. It is also found in products used for the relief of muscle aches, sprains, and similar conditions.

    Used topically, the plant may counteract nerve pain, headache, migraine and inflammation of the gums. It is also found in products used for the relief of muscle aches, sprains, and similar conditions.

    Finally, when you have a cold, inhale the scent of peppermint to clear a stuffy nose and help break up congestion in the respiratory tract.

    THERAPEUTIC EFFECT OF PEPPERMINT OIL

    Tea is the most common typical preparation and best employed use of this ingredient. The oil is used as flavoring in toothpaste, dental creams, mouthwash, cough candies, chewing gm, and baked goods. The essential oil of peppermint (up to 2.5-percent in the dried leaf) is mostly made up from menthol (ca. 50-percent), menthone (10 to 30-percent), menthyl esters (up to 10-percent) and several monoterpene derivatives (pulegone, piperitone, menthofurane). Traces of jasmone (0.1-percent) give the oil its characteristically "minty" scent. The aromatic chemicals in the mint are concentrated when the plant is grown in areas with long, warm, bright summer days.

    Peppermint oil is effective for easing colds, sinus infections, bronchitis, fever, coughs, bad breath, headaches, intestinal cramps, diarrhea and mental exhaustion. Peppermint oil has cooling, fever-reducing and antiseptic properties, largely due to high levels of menthol, which is an antibacterial and anesthetic. The oil helps cure colds, bronchitis and sinus infections. It also aids healthy digestion by increasing digestive, liver and gallbladder secretions and relaxes cramped intestinal muscles. Plus, the scent clears the mind and eases mental tension.





    PEPPERMINT - Receptive Vision


    Latin name: Mentha piperita. Family name: Labiatae. Peppermint oil is distilled from the leaves and flowering tops of the plant and is grown in the US. It has a sweet, mint aroma. Herbalists in ancient Greece and Rome used peppermint for nearly every ailment. Some traditional uses: for energy, and brighter mood, reducing pain, to help breathing, improve mental clarity and memory. Peppermint may irritate sensitive skin and should be avoided during pregnancy. Emotional profile: for shock, overwork, apathy, helplessness. Blends with: rosemary, eucalyptus, lemon, marjoram, and lavender.



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    FOR FATIGUE

    If your mind is overtaxed and fatigued, you are likely to have trouble focusing and remembering. The good news is that you can re-energize your mind and memory by simply inhaling the fresh, pure scent of Peppermint oil.
    Combine Peppermint oil with Lemon oil in an aromatherapy lamp for greatest benefits.

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  • FOR OPENING NASAL PASSAGES

    The high menthol content of Peppermint oil reduces the inflammation in the nasal passages during a cold, opening them up and improving breathing.
    Place essential oil on a handkerchief and inhale the aroma.

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  • FOR AIDING DIGESTION

    To aid digestion after a meal, try this blend.
    Gently rub the mixture onto your abdomen.

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  • FOR FOCUSING THE MIND

    Whenever you are weary and tense at the end of a taxing day, Peppermint oil is a remedy that will revitalize you. It clears your thoughts and allows you to breathe deeply and freely again.
    Add essential oil to your bathwater and mix well. Soak for 20 minutes.

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  • FOR MOTION SICKNESS & NAUSEA

    For nausea caused by motion sickness or morning sickness, try this remedy.
    Place a few drops of essential oil on a cloth or handkerchief. Hold the cloth in front of your mouth and nose and breathe in deeplyh for a few seconds.

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  • FOR HEADACHES

    Peppermint can rapidly alleviate the pain of a headache and migraine.
    Mix essential oil with carrier oil. Rub a few drops of mixture on your forehead and the nape of your neck for pain relief.

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    FOR A CLEANSING SAUNA

    Regular visits to a sauna stimulate the body's own defenses.
      2 drops Peppermint Essential Oil
      Container of Sauna Water

    You can increase the detoxifying, fortifying effect of the sauna by adding a few drops of Peppermint oil to the water poured on the sauna coals.

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  • FOR FRESH BREATH

    Peppermint oil is an excellent natural alternative to commercial mouthwash. It has a disinfecting effect, inhibits infection and prevents cavities and gum disease, while combating bad breath at the same time.
    Add essential oil to water and mix well. Use as a mouthrinse and swish around in your mouth and gargle with it. Spit it out. It will leave a pleasant minty taste in your mouth.

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  • TO REDUCE A FEVER

    Cold packs with Peppermint oil can reduce a fever.
    Mix essential oil with vinegar and cool water. Soak 2 packs in the mixture, wring them out and place them on the calves of your legs. Replace as often as necessary until the fever breaks.

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  • FOR SINUS INFECTION

    A compress with Peppermint oil relieves the symptoms of a sinus infection.
      5 drops Peppermint Essential Oil
      2 cups Warm Water

    Mix essential oil with warm water. Lay a small cloth dampened with the mixture across your nose and over your cheekbones. Breathe deeply, keeping your eyes closed.

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  • FOR HEALTHY SKIN

    Peppermint oil can help keep skin looking and feeling healthy. This oil reduces the oiliness that can produce skin blemishes. It is also known to help minimize the redness of broken capillaries by constricting the vessel walls.
    Mix essential oil with carrier oil. Apply to skin as needed.

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  • FOR REFRESHING BATH

    A cool refreshing bath with Peppermint oil can be energizing.
      2 to 4 drops Peppermint Essential Oil
      Tub of Tepid Water

    Mix essential oil with tepid bathwater. Bathe.

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  • FOR A MOUSE IN YOUR HOUSE

    Peppermint oil is known to be a mouse repellent. If you have a problem with a mouse taking up residence in your house, try this temporary remedy.
    Add 5 drops of essential oil to each cotton ball. Place cotton balls in areas where you have noticed or heard mouse activity (cupboards, drawers, ceilings, vents). The smell of the Peppermint oil drives them humanely away. The oil on the cotton balls will need to be refreshed monthly or sooner if the aroma fades. Your house will have a peppermint aroma to it and you do not have to worry about pets or kids eating poisonous mouse traps. This recommendation came from my own landlady when we had a family of mice take up residence in my daughter's ceiling during last winter. It seemed to work, but it has to be kept fresh as the aroma fades and the mice may return.

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    PEPPERMINT DOSAGE INFORMATION

    SUPPLEMENT FORMS

    Both the peppermint leaf and peppermint oil have German E commission monographs, both for use as a carminative, and as an antibacterial. In many cultures to this day, carrying a bit of peppermint on your person is said to allow safe journey to travelers.

    According to the American Botanical Council Peppermint is helpful in assisting people with general indigestion and non-ulcer dyspepsia and makes for a soothing and warming after dinner tea. For tea, pour one cup boiling water over 1 to 2 teaspoons dried Peppermint Leaf or a pinch of fresh leaves and allow to steep for 10 minutes. Peppermint tea is refreshing hot or chilled as an ice tea. The essential oil in peppermint teas relieves the pain associated with colitis and colic.

    The essential oil of peppermint can be applied to the skin or mouth to relieve pain. Mint and Menthol comes in various forms and is an ingredient in numerous products. When treating irritable bowel syndrome the recommended dosage of Peppermint oil is 0.2 to 0.4 ml 3 times a day of an enteric-coated capsule. Using capsules that are enteric-coated will prevent stomach distress.

    For other uses and formulations it is best to read product label directions.


    METHODS OF ADMINISTRATION

    Tea

    For stomach pain, pour about 1 cup of boiling water over 1 teaspoon of dried or 2 tablespoons of fresh peppermint leaves. Steep for 10 minutes. Drink 1 cup 2 to 4 times daily.

    Infusion

    For colds and sore throats, infuse about 10 tablespoons of peppermint leaves in about 1 quart of water. Steep for 10 to 20 minutes. Add this infusion to a bath or use as a gargle.

    Tincture

    To ease bloating, take 20 to 30 drops of Spiritus Menthae, a peppermint alcoholic extract available at natural food stores, with warm water. For a mouth rinse, dilute it with 10 parts water.

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    For migraine and headache relief, rub 3 to 4 drops of diluted peppermint oil into your forehead and temples. Note: Peppermint is safer and less irritating when diluted with a carrier oil. Try Jojoba, Sweet Almond, Olive or Apricot oil. Do not use undiluted unless you are under the supervision of a health care professional.




    PEPPERMINT SAFETY, CAUTIONS, & INTERACTIONS

    SAFETY CONCERNS

    For best results, avoid boiling a peppermint tea, and instead add simmering hot water to a cup of the material instead of boiling directly.

    There are no known safety issues or interactions associated with Mint or Menthol; however Menthol is considered an antidote for many homeopathic remedies and should be avoided by those taking the remedies.

    Taken in normal doses, enteric-coated Peppermint oil is believed to be fairly safe in healthy adults.

    Peppermint oil can be toxic if normal doses are exceeded. An excessive intake of Peppermint oil will produce nausea, loss of appetite, heart problems, loss of balance, and other nervous system problems.

    Safety in young children is unknown; however, it is known to cause jaundice in newborn babies, so it is not recommended for colic (try Catnip Leaf instead). Do not treat young children with peppermint oil since the high menthol content can irritate sensitive mucosa.

    Preparations containing peppermint should not be given to children under the age of 3. Too much of the plant's oil can irritate their stomach lining and, in some cases, cause an ulcer.

    Effects in pregnant and nursing women, or those with severe liver or kidney disease is not known. Pregnant and nursing women should avoid using the oil altogether. It would be better to stay with using the leaf form of Peppermint in the form of teas for pregnancy, lactation and young children.

    If you have chills, avoid peppermint oil, because of its intense cooling properties. Keep your eyes tightly shut when inhaling peppermint oil, as the vapors can irritate them. The oil may also irritate sensitive skin.




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    Tea is the most common and best employed use of Peppermint. The oil is used as flavoring in toothpaste, dental creams, mouthwash, cough candies, chewing gum, and baked goods. According to the American Botanical Council Peppermint is helpful in assisting people with general indigestion and non-ulcer dyspepsia and makes for a soothing and warming after dinner tea The essential oil of peppermint can be applied to the skin or mouth to relieve pain. The essential oil in peppermint teas relieves the pain associated with colitis and colic. Both the peppermint leaf and peppermint oil have German E commission monographs, both for use as a carminative, and as an antibacterial. In many cultures to this day, carrying a bit of peppermint on your person is said to allow safe journey to travelers. Although the traditional use is a tea to improve digestion, most clinical trials have studied the oil in enteric-coated capsules used internally to treat irritable bowel syndrome and externally to treat tension headache. Some companies in Japan are said to pipe peppermint oil into their AC system to invigorate their workers, and thereby increase productivity. For best results, avoid boiling a peppermint tea, and instead add simmering water to a cup of the material instead of boiling directly.

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    HerbsPro: Peppermint Pure Essential Oil, Natures Alchemy, 0.5 fl. oz. (17046)
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    HerbsPro: Peppermint Oil, Olympian Labs, 1.6 fl. oz. (74404)
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    Kalyx: Peppermint Tea, Organic, Traditional Medicinals, 16 Tea Bags: K
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    Kalyx: Peppermint Herb Tea, Certified Organic, Choice Organic Teas, 16 Tea Bag: C
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    Kalyx: Peppermint Leaf Powder, Certified Organic, Starwest Botanicals, 1 lb.: C
    Kalyx: Peppermint Leaf, Cut & Sifted, Certified Organic, Starwest Botanicals, 1 lb.: C
    Kalyx: Peppermint Extract, Health & Herbs, 2 fl. oz.: HH
    Kalyx: Peppermint Extract, Health & Herbs, 8 fl. oz.: HH
    Kalyx: Peppermint Essential Oil, Certified Organic, Starwest Botanicals, 4 fl. oz.: C


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    AROMATHERAPY: ESSENTIAL OILS DESCRIPTIONS & USES


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